The Past and The Curious
Ep. 14 Nature Pokers and Women of Science
  • Mick Sullivan

Women of Science! Join us for some 19th Century STEM stories. Heather Funk tells you about Mary Anning and the origins of “She Sells Sea Shells.” Mick Sullivan shares the story of Mary Somerville and the origin of the the word “scientist.” Both ladies did remarkable things in the science world at a time when […]

Ep. 13: The Cheesiest
  • Mick Sullivan

Cheesy tales and a really cheesy song. Andrew Jackson’s cheese wheel, Civil War soldiers groan about hardtack and sing the classic Stephen Foster Parody, “Hardtack Come Again No More.”